September 12, 2011

Front Door Sprusing


I decided I was over my red front door.  I felt the red door with the box wood and wooden star was leaning towards country. There is nothing wrong with a country look, it's just not my cup of tea.  I wanted to change up the entrance area on a budget, adding a bit more of a modern/traditional feel.
Can't wait to hear what you all think?!

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I used an oil based black paint for a gloss look.  I even painted the door frame.  The husband wasn't sure about painting the frame, but afterwards he loved it.  When will he start trusting me?!  I bought the lion knocker off Ebay for 25 bucks.  I love how masculine he looks! The tall white pot is from Ikea. It put me back 12 bucks.  I filled it with succulents and evergreens that will shortly be crawling down the pot.  I get so excited pulling up to our house!

Happy Monday!
Heather

7 comments:

  1. Love it!!! We are looking to do something very similar. I am waiting on choosing the lanterns first before I decide on the paint color...but glossy black with gold touches is what I am leaning towards! Great job! Take care, Caroline

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  2. Finally we get to see the door! I have been waiting weeks! It looks amazing! I love the high gloss and the pot of succulents are a perfect touch!

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  3. Heather, it looks amazing! Love the glossy black (our front door is too!) and love the lion door knocker. Great job!

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  4. From one change to the next, Heather, your house is taking on such a sophisticated, stylish feel. As you know, I adore the black, and the knocker is just the perfect, perfect touch!
    Camille

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  5. Love the succulents! Everything looks great.

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  6. Oh, it looks very classic and regal now! Great job.

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  7. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the update. The crisp black, gold lion and succulents. YES! So you want to come redo my front door? Our damn rental has a tragic hummingbird doorbell.

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